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Aug 2, 2011

Two KPIs for your OOS detector

Discover why sensibility and precision are the two fundamental metrics when judging an OOS system.

Apr 1, 2011

Business is UP but forecasts are DOWN

Learn how to reverse your thinking and go against what seems logical for more accurate demand forecasting.

Mar 9, 2011

New Forecasting Technology FAQ

Discover our new FAQs covering the topics of seasonality, trend, product life-cycle, promotions and more.

Nov 19, 2010

Fallacies in data cleaning for (short-term) sales forecasts

Learn why Lokad does not provide any explicit feature supporting data cleaning.

Oct 25, 2010

Reverse supply chain gotcha for demand forecasting

Understand why we strive to deliver demand forecasts rather than sales forecasts.

Apr 26, 2010

Shortage vs. Stock, forecasting accuracy matters

The relationship between service level, safety stock & forecasting accuracy is sometimes fuzzy. Let's clarify.

Oct 21, 2009

Modeling varying lead time

High service levels do not come for free. Discover the impact of varying lead times on this.

Oct 20, 2009

Understanding varying lead time

Learn more about the root cause of lead time variation and how Lokad takes it into account.

Oct 5, 2009

What’s wrong with promotion forecasts?

Promotions are vital for any business. See our approach and how to make the most out of them.

Apr 22, 2009

Overfitting: when accuracy measure goes wrong

Overfitting is a real business problem and it costs money. See our recipe to counterbalance the risks.

Oct 6, 2008

Wisdom of crowds and future enterprise software

Discover why so many companies leverage their respective communities to better fulfill their goals.

Jan 21, 2008

Prediction markets vs. Lokad

Discover why our software makes a difference when it comes to forecasting in this comparative article.